Somerville Robert Walter EVANS

Date of Birth: 
7 Mar 1875
Date of Death: 
17 May 1945

Somerville was born at Dunedin.

He married Caroline McCarthy (born at Wellington in 1876) at Wellington in 1903.

They had four sons.

Two sons, Kenneth & Clarence, were killed within two days of each other in 1944. Both wre with the RNZAF.

Caroline died young. Somerville then remarried to Mabel Bevan (nee Edhouse).

Somerville started as a grocer in Wellington & then became a hotelkeeper at Ashhurst, Napier, Feilding & finally Plamerston Nth.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Somerville Robert Walter Evans, William Evans, Ellen Stead, Caroline McCarthy, Charles Samuel McCarthy, Caroline Blandford, Mabel Annie Edhouse, Richard Sydney Edhouse, Mary Gibson Symons, Richard Bevan, Jane Matilda Sexton, Martin Boyle, Ronald Rugby Evans, Rita Louise Dawick, Lionel Somerville Evans, Gertrude May Nicholls, Kenneth Eric Evans, Clarence William Evans.